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Light, moderate rainfall expected in Mumbai today: Indian Metrological Department

People help a woman to move her car through a waterlogged road in Mumbai. Photograph: (Reuters)

WION Web Team Mumbai, Maharashtra, India Aug 30, 2017, 04.05 AM (IST)

Mumbai continued to reel under heavy rain even as Metro and bus services resumed operation on Wednesday morning.

Three people died after a landslide in Vikhroli's Surya Nagar, news agencies said.

Indian Metrological Department(IMD) said Mumbai will receive light to moderate rainfall today. 

"Mumbai is not going to see rains for few hours as the monsoon clouds have moved towards north,"  IMD said.

All educational institutions and many offices are closed with Dabbawalas who distribute lunch boxes not operating today.

Metro rail services have started functioning normally between Andheri and Ghatkopar, news agencies reported. The central railway line also resumed services from Kurla to Dombivali with BEST instituting extra buses from CSMT towards Thane via eastern free way on Routes C8 and C42. The central railway also resumed services from Kurla to Dombivali. 

There was severe waterlogging in Thane railway station early morning on Wednesday followed by heavy rain, Dharavi did not receive rain in the morning, reports said.

Mulund also witnessed heavy waterlogging early morning.

Meanwhile, local train service resumed between Churchgate-Andheri. The Thane-Kalyan slow local train resumed services on central line.

"Roads are normal all over Mumbai except little waterlogging at Sion," DCP PRO Mumbai police said.





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